Tuesday , 13 November 2018

National News

GST hit growth only for 2 qtrs: FM

MUMBAI: The GST implementation was a “monumental reform” which had disruptionist impact on growth only for two quarters, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Sunday, hitting out at “critics and cynics” who blame it for hurting the GDP expansion. Please like & share: Read More »

Widow to move Kerala HC against police officer

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With a senior Kerala Police officer charged with murder eluding arrest, the victim’s widow said on Sunday that she will move the High Court on Monday seeking a CBI or a court-monitored probe into the case. Please like & share: Read More »

India witnessing heavy cyber attacks from Russia, US, China

NEW DELHI: India has been the target of over 4.3 lakh cyber attacks from five countries including China, Russia and the US while more than 73,000 attacks were initiated from India between January and June this year, says a Finnish cybersecurity company. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Candidates failing to make public criminal records could face contempt of court action’

NEW DELHI: Candidates failing to put out advertisements listing their criminal records during electioneering could face contempt of court proceedings and those publishing wrong info about their rivals’ criminal antecedents could end up paying penalty for indulging in corrupt practices, the Election Commission has said. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Modi benefitting ‘friends’ with 59-minute loan scheme’

NEW DELHI: The Congress Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of benefitting “friends” by promoting private and crony capitalists at the expense of public institutions and demanded an independent judicial probe into the new ‘59-minute loan scheme’ for the MSME sector. Please like & share: Read More »

Himachal bans school vehicles older than 15 yrs

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh has banned plying of school buses older than 15 years and fixed the age of drivers to 60 to ensure the safety of students, an official said here on Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »

3 teams to count endangered Gangetic dolphins in Bihar

IANS PATNA Three teams of experts and scientists will from November 18 begin a comprehensive drive to enumerate the endangered Gangetic dolphins along nearly 1,000 km of the river Ganga and its two major tributaries — Gandak and Ghaghra — in Bihar. Scientists expect to find out the exact number of these dolphins by the middle of December after the ... Read More »

Pension for disabled now made fully online in UP

IANS   LUCKNOW Pension given to the disabled in Uttar Pradesh has been completely made online across the state, an official said on Saturday. Instructions have also been issued by the state government to officials to ensure that the disabled are not harassed in the name of physical verification. Additional Chief Secretary (Handicap Welfare) Mahesh Gupta issued instructions to all ... Read More »